Chris Abani is an acclaimed novelist and poet. His most recent books are The Secret History of Las Vegas, The Face: A Memoir and Sanctificum. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the PEN/Hemingway Award, An Edgar Prize, A Ford USA Artists Fellowship, the PEN Beyond the Margins Award, a Prince Claus Award, the Hurston Wright Legacy Award, and a Lannan Literary Fellowship, among many honors. Born in Nigeria, he is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Board of Trustees Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies at Northwestern University. He lives in Chicago.

  • Lagos Noir (Hrsg)
    ChattoAkashik, 2018
  • The Face: Cartography of the Void (Essay), Resteless Books, 2016
  • The Secret History of Las Vegas
    Penguin, 2014
  • Sanctificum (Poetry)
    Copper Canyon Press, 2010
  • Songs for Night
    Saqi Books, 2007
  • Graceland
    St. Martin’s Press, 2004
  • Opening Ceremony – Headliner
    Thursday |26.04.2018